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by cthomp32
Sat Jan 02, 2021 21:55
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free to a good home
Replies: 10
Views: 558

Re: Free to a good home

Hi all, Having a new Year clearout and I have the following parts that are going to the dump on Thursday, unless someone wants them. They would need to be collected as I don't want to be bothered with wrapping and sending them. Location is near Salisbury. They are all from an Excel SE. exhaust down...
by cthomp32
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:27
Forum: General
Topic: Oil Pressure relief valve
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: Oil Pressure relief valve

Has anyone increased oil pressure by installing a stronger spring to the relief valve, or by packing the spring with washer/s? And while at it, what maximum pressure would be recommended when the relief valve opens? Also are stronger springs available, I see no reference at SJS? Dave the cog. Hi Da...
by cthomp32
Tue Dec 01, 2020 19:13
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: workshop manual electrical section
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Re: workshop manual electrical section

Clive, I live in NE Hampshire, and have both Parts and Workshop manuals. If you want to visit sometime, and under covid constraints, to view these let me know. Tony Hi Tony Thanks for the offer. I’m in Romsey and will certainly arrange to come over at some point so I can scan a few pages of the ele...
by cthomp32
Mon Nov 30, 2020 21:43
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: workshop manual electrical section
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Re: workshop manual electrical section

Hi Richard, I recently acquired a set of service notes which, I'm sure, has a compete set of wiring diagrams for all model years. My car is a 1988 model so don't need up to 1986 diagrams. I'll pm you. Hi I’ve recently joined the world of Excel ownership with a 89MY car and have come across your pos...
by cthomp32
Sun Nov 22, 2020 22:10
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Excel at auction 30/10
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: Excel at auction 30/10

Just an update, went to view this Excel at SWVA Poole so thought I would post my view. Its a pretty decent car underneath and the inside is equally tidy, headling sagging at the rear, wood on dash needs sorting out and a general good clean and tidy inside. The worst thing on the car, is the paint j...
by cthomp32
Sun Nov 22, 2020 14:27
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New owner
Replies: 19
Views: 2144

Re: New owner

That's a real mix of cars / motorbikes for sale in the background Clive. Was it a dealer who just didn't know what he liked, or a collection being sold off? Tony It was a commission sale on behalf of an old boy who was reducing the number of cars in his collection of 30+ cars. The dealer is Themoto...
by cthomp32
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:40
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New owner
Replies: 19
Views: 2144

Re: New owner

It was a commission sale on behalf of an old boy who was reducing the number of cars in his collection of 30+ cars.
The dealer is Themotorist.com, really nice people and great place to wander around. They have car events most weekends in normal times.
by cthomp32
Thu Nov 19, 2020 20:36
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New owner
Replies: 19
Views: 2144

Re: New owner

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by cthomp32
Thu Nov 05, 2020 00:30
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New owner
Replies: 19
Views: 2144

New owner

Pleased to announce that I’ve just bought a Lotus Excel SE 1990, having spent the last year viewing various cars, including a very pleasant trip to Malaga.
Regards
Clive (cthomp32)